Parents-to-be choose their baby's name by two methods, positive and/or negative.
Positive choices can be based on considerations like a beloved family member's name or favorite literary characters.
Negative choices are based on avoiding names that carry negative connotations.
Not many children are named Hannibal. There's a logical reason for that. Most people associate that name with a very negative character.
Far too many mommies and daddies to be Google “celebrity baby names” and name their children after the celeb du jour, without considering the fact that their celebrity today could very well be a fallen angel tomorrow, and the butt of jokes the next day.
For the parents that do consider the ramifications of a name with baggage, the list below provides names of those who have committed the type of crimes that reserved them a spot on death row.
Death Row Boys Names
Death Row Girls Names